Ben Donnet

Ben Donnet

BSDF President

Ben is the owner of a small engineering consultancy, Neuroworks Labs,  dedicated to delivering superior technology for it’s clients.

Ben has been volunteering at the BSDF since 2016 and held the Vice President role before taking on the Presidency in 2017.

Chantelle Davie

Chantelle Davie

BSDF Vice President

Chantelle is the owner of Subets Hair Salon, in Wynnum’s business centre, and the proud organiser of Wynnum’s firt Trick or Treet in the Street event which had over 400 local families attend. Chantelle also has helped organise ‘Living History’ events around greater Brisbane for more than 5 years.

Chantelle has been volunteering at the BSDF since 2017.

Grant McCarthy

Grant McCarthy

BSDF Treasurer

Grant is the owner of McCarthy and Co Accountants.

Grant has been volunteering for the BSDF since 2016.

Lisa Hewitt

Lisa Hewitt

BSDF Secretary

Lisa is the owner of Brightlight Business Solutions.

Lisa has been volunteering with the BSDF since 2016

Amy Jackson

Committee Member

Amy is our most recent past president and now continues to mentor some of our smaller auspiced groups.

Amy Jackson is an Executive Coach and can be found at:

Danne Tran

Event Coordinator

Danne has just come on board this year as our events co-ordinator.  If there are any questions around Bayside Connect or any other event, please contact Danne.

Michelle Lanceley

Sponsorship Coordinator

Michelle runs and owns Lanceley Marketing and will answer all questions surrounding sponsorship and membership.


Photo & Poetry – For photo competition questions, please contact Jean Curly. – For poetry competition question, please contact Kate Costigan.